Norman Williams

​​​​​​Distinguished Lecture In Land Use Planning and the LaW

Patricia Salkin12​th Annual Norman Williams Distinguished Lecture in Land Use Planning and the Law with Patricia Salkin


Patricia Salkin’s talk, titled “Gaming the Future: A Winning Strategy for Land Use and Sustainable Development,” explores how land use and land development can be viewed through the lens of game theory with many players in the land use game and multiple agendas and strategies to ultimately create winners and losers. Dean Salkin will discuss the goals of community development and sustainability in terms of what ought to be the rules of the game and the winning strategies. Patricia Salkin is the Dean and a Professor of Law at Touro Law Center and the Interim Provost of the Touro College Graduate and Professional Divisions. ​Please join us at 5:15pm for a light reception before the lecture.

April 14th, 2016
Jonathon B. Chase Community Center
Vermont Law School

 This lecture is free and open to the public. 

About the Lecture Series

Norman Williams came to Vermont Law School in 1975, after a long and distinguished career in public service and teaching, particularly in the area of land use planning. Professor Williams played a key role in founding Vermont Law School's Environmental Law Center. The Norman Williams Distinguished Lecture in Land Use Planning and the Law series is a gift of Frances Yates, trustee of Vermont Law School, in memory of both Norman Williams and Anya '94 and Charles Yates '93. The lecture is hosted by Vermont Law School's Land Use Institute.​​


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